Michna guides Rush through StormMay 6, 2008 - 5:22 AM TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- Russ Michna threw for four touchdown passes and ran for two more to spark the Chicago Rush to a 51-46 victory over the Tampa Bay Storm on Monday night.
Three of Michna's scoring passes went to Travis La Tendresse, who had nine receptions for 98 yards. Michna's 6-yard run with 54 seconds to play gave Chicago (8-2, 5-0 Central Division) a 51-39 lead.
Brett Dietz threw three touchdown passes - two to Lawrence Samuels - for the Storm (3-6, 2-1 Southern), which held the lead on four separate occasions in the first half.
Torrance Marshall added a pair of short scoring runs and returned an interception for a touchdown for Tampa Bay.
TAMPA BAY 46 FINAL
Rush 51, Storm 46 FinalMay 5 10:40 PM
TAMPA BAY 30 END, 3RD QTR
Rush 37, Storm 30 End of 3rdMay 5 9:56 PM
TAMPA BAY 24 HALFTIME
Rush 24, Storm 24 HalfMay 5 9:15 PM
TAMPA BAY 10 10:49 LEFT, 2ND QTR
Rush 14, Storm 10 2nd - 10:49May 5 8:44 PM
TAMPA BAY 7 12:37 LEFT, 2ND QTR
Rush 10, Storm 7 2nd - 12:37May 5 8:39 PM
TAMPA BAY 7 END, 1ST QTR
Rush 7, Storm 7 End of 1stMay 5 8:31 PM
TAMPA BAY 7 10:23 LEFT, 1ST QTR
Rush 0, Storm 7 1st - 10:23May 5 8:11 PM
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